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CTD Partners with Jewish Day Schools

[www.sesp.northwestern.edu] Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development (CTD) was awarded a $240,000 grant from the Crown Family Philanthropies to strengthen STEM education programming and teaching at Chicago-area Jewish day schools.  The funding will help CTD review participating Chicagoland Jewish day schools’ current offerings for high ability students, make program recommendations, offer professional development to teachers, and facilitate…

posted by Chaia Miller
07/11/2018

How Hillel Torah’s Aliza Rosenbaum Uses Sefaria.org

[blog.sefaria.org] Aliza Rosenbaum has been teaching Judaic Subjects to seventh and eighth grade students at Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School in Skokie, Il for seven years. She has spent much of that time experimenting in her classroom in the hopes of developing the most effective ways to teach and work with her students. In…

posted by Chaia Miller
06/11/2018

Skokie Eighth Graders Create Documentaries That Preserve Holocaust Survivors’ Stories

[Skokie Review] Like other Holocaust survivors, Lane Rubinstein recently told of his interrupted childhood and the horrors he and his family faced at the hands of Nazis – all as cameras recorded his testimony. What was different this time was who was asking the questions and who stood behind those cameras. In both cases, it…

posted by Chaia Miller
01/28/2018

HT Partners with the Museum of Science and Industry

For students at Hillel Torah, the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) is not just a world-class cultural institution at their fingertips. It’s part of their curriculum. The museum’s Science Leadership School Partners Program works with K-8 schools in the greater Chicagoland area to integrate a cross-disciplinary approach to science education. As the only Jewish…

posted by Chaia Miller
08/14/2017

Google Expeditions: Skokie Students Take Grand Field Trips Without Ever Leaving School

[Skokie Review] Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School students recently experienced what many would consider field trips of a lifetime — only they never physically left their familiar classrooms in Skokie. Simply by donning a viewing device, inside of which was a cell phone running just the right free app, they suddenly were transported. They…

posted by Chaia Miller
12/07/2015

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